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Brian Deuel
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Re: DU: Some send-ins
11/10/17 05:33 AM

> I asked him about it when the original prototype surfaced, and here's what he told
> me:
> Yes, this was my game. Only ONE ever built, I was working on it when Sente
> finally closed, and the game was left sitting in a Golf Land in San Jose and
> no one went and got it. That was around 1987 I believe, about April if I
> recall.
> It had 3 steering wheels, the same type as on the game Stocker. Yes, it was
> a standard SAC-1 game. There was also a gas pedal and a start button, and
> maybe one more button, but maybe not. The Wheel I believe was a gray code
> wheel, but again, I may not be sure, it was a while ago. A gray code wheel
> was like Atari's steering wheels, two bits would change in a gray code
> method (no more than 1 bit at a time) and that told you which way the wheel
> was turning. It was not a position number, or an analog pot I am sure.
> Strangely enough, it looks a bit different from what I remember, maybe
> someone worked on it more after I left? I do not remember "luck" as
> something you could buy in the store, and I also had a picture of a garage
> with the car on the rack when you bought parts. Cool.

Gray’s binary, at that late of a date? Interesting. I always thought that was left in the 70s with Sea Wolf and the racers of that era...

I wonder who supplied the original proto...

"One of these days, I'm going to cut you into little pieces!"- Nick Mason, Pink Floyd

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Subject Posted by Posted on
* DU: Some send-ins SmitdoggAdministrator 11/09/17 03:43 PM
. * Re: DU: Some send-ins Brian Deuel  11/09/17 09:00 PM
. * Re: DU: Some send-ins AaronGiles  11/09/17 09:15 PM
. * Re: DU: Some send-ins Brian Deuel  11/10/17 05:33 AM
. * Re: DU: Some send-ins Master O  11/10/17 04:39 AM
. * Re: DU: Some send-ins MooglyGuy  11/10/17 07:22 AM
. * Re: DU: Some send-ins Master O  11/16/17 05:07 AM
. * Wow ! Aaron is alive !!! nt Ashura-X  11/10/17 03:51 AM
. * Something you'd know if you used Twitter :) *nt* MooglyGuy  11/10/17 07:23 AM
. * Re: Something you'd know if you used Twitter :) *nt* pinballjail  11/16/17 04:44 AM

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